• Financial Peace University
    August 14-October 9
    Wednesday   Gilbert Site   6:30-8:15 pm
    Cost:  $109 per family/couple   Includes materials and online tools & assistance

    Desert Cross will be offering Financial Peace University at our Gilbert Site.  John Hughes and John Christiansen will be facilitating.
    For more information or to register, contact Johns Hughes at jdhkrhmn@cox.net or John Christiansen at jbctmc@cox.net
    Child care is available upon request.  If needed, please contact Laura Krizan at laurakrizan10@yahoo.com

  • A Study of Romans
    Began September 16
    Monday   Tempe Education Building Room 9   5:00 pm

    The study will be based on Scot McKnight's book, Reading Romans Backwards:  A Gospel of Peace in the Midst of Empire.  The plan is to discuss a chapter of Romans each week.  We'll start with check-in and social time at 5:00 pm, followed by the study at 6:00 pm.
    For more information or to register, contact Paul Gryniewicz
    azgryn@cox.net

  • Book Group   The Color Purple
    September 19-October 10
    Thursday   Tempe Community Center Adult Classroom   2:00 pm OR 7:00 pm

    The Book Group is choosing its selections from the PBS Great American Read list this year.  Our next pick is The Color Purple by Alice Walker.
    The book won the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award.  It explores the lives of two sisters, one a missionary in Africa and one a wife in the South.
    Book Fee:  $14.50   Scholarships Available
    To register for the afternoon group, contact Lola Peterson
    lolabluebirds@gmail.com or 602-686-2865
    To register for the evening group, contact Denise McClellan
    dmcclellan@desertcross.org or 480-730-8600

  • Journaling:  A Spiritual Practice
    October 8-22
    Tuesday   Tempe Fellowship Hall   7:00 pm

    Journaling can be used as a Spiritual Practice to help us connect with God.  Join Pastor Doris for a three-week practicum and explore journaling as a spiritual practice.
    To register for the class, contact Pastor Doris.

  • WEogether Adult Forum
    October 13--groundWORK 2019 Small Group Listening Session--No Adult Forum
    Meeting October 20 & 27
    November 3--CROP Walk--No Adult Forum
    Sunday   Gilbert Sanctuary   10:30-11:15 am
    Sunday   Tempe Community Center Adult Classroom   10:30-11:30 am
    We gather weekly to reflect on the Scripture readings from Worship.  To encourage unity and cross-generational discussion, our Sunday classes of all ages are based on the Lectionary, a three-year series of Scripture readings.
    Adult Forum will focus on daily discipleship and putting our faith into practice.  All are welcome!
    If you have any questions, contact Pastor Andrea.

  • The Faith Club
    October 29-November 19
    Tuesday   Tempe Fellowship Hall   7:00 pm

    Have you been wondering about your neighbor's religion?  Would you like to have an interfaith conversation?
    Join Pastor Andrea to learn about world religions using the best-selling book, The Faith Club.  The book, written by three women, a Muslim, a Christian, and a Jew, searches for understanding and mutual respect between their faiths.
    Please get a copy of the book at your favorite bookstore.
    To register for the class and to receive an agenda and reading schedule, contact Pastor Andrea.

  • WEogether Service Sunday   CROP Walk
    November 3   Tempe Site   10:45 am
    CROP stands for Communities Responding to Overcome Poverty.  CROP Walks are held throughout the country.  Desert Cross is having its own CROP Walk Sunday, November 3.  We're asking the Gilbert Site and the Tempe Site to come together for this great project.  Let's walk together!
    We'll start at Desert Cross Tempe, walk a four-mile route, and return to Desert Cross Tempe.  Each step you take will draw attention to the struggle of poverty around the world.
    Why four miles?  That's the average distance some people walk to get water in some parts of the world.
    Sign up today!  Contact Denise McClellan
    dmcclellan@desertcross.org or 480-730-8600


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